- Leaves Shaped Like Dolphins
- Light Preference/Tolerated (Bright Direct Light, Bright Indirect Light)
- Average Watering Needs
- Mature Height 6 Inches
String of Dolphins is one of the most unique succulents out there! The Dolphin Plant has a trailing growing habit with leaves that look like a pod of dolphins. It is easy to care for and is sure to spark conversation. It grows to be about 6 inches tall, making it a great fit for any space, big or small.
Best Locations For Growing String of Dolphins
You can add this succulent to your bedroom, bathroom, kitchen, or family room, or take it to work with you!
String of Dolphins Sunlight Requirements
Place your Dolphin plant in a window that faces south. A T-5 fluorescent light is also sufficient for growing purposes.
String of Dolphins Care
A well-drained soil specifically for cactus or succulents should be used. Plant String of Dolphins in a pot slightly larger than the rootball and with drainage holes. Propagate this plant by removing a healthy stem at the base of the mother plant. Prune with clean shears and make sharp cuts. Remove any dead or decayed foliage as necessary.
Watering String of Dolphins
Water String of Dolphins until it begins to drain. Let the soil completely dry before watering again. On average, water once a week during the growing season, and once a month during the winter dormant period.
Feeding String of Dolphins
Fertilize once a year with a liquid feed. Mix the feed at half the strength recommended on the label prior to application.
String Of Dolphins Information
|Light Exposure: Bright Direct Light, Bright Indirect Light|
|Care Requirements: Easy|
|Watering Requirements: Average - When the top 2 inches of the soil dries out.|
|Pet Friendly: No|
|Kid Friendly: No|
|Air Purifier: Moderate|
|Growth Rate: Fast|
|Mature Height: 6 inches|
|Mature Spread: 3 feet|
|Flower Color(s): White|
|Flower Shade/Description: White|
|Foliage Color(s): Blue, Green|
|Foliage Description: Dusty Blue-Green|
|Temperature: 65° - 85°F (18° - 29°C)|
|Humidity: Average (40% - 60%)|
|Common Name: String Of Dolphins|
|Other Name(s): String Of Dolphins|
|Scientific Name: Senecio peregrinus|
|Plant Type: House Plant|
Please Note: The pictures below are to give a general representation of the different container sizes. The actual size/ages of plants are estimates and will vary based on; type of plant, time of year, last pruning & many other factors.
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Plant Addict Guarantee (Included On All Plant Orders)
Plant Addicts guarantees your plant(s) will arrive happy and healthy, but the plant(s) are being shipped through the mail and accidents happen. If the plant is dead, has dried out roots or the incorrect item was shipped just notify Plant Addicts within 3 days upon delivery. We may ask for pictures but will try to make it as easy as possible for you. Please note plant(s) with damaged branches or wilted leaves will not qualify for this guarantee. Plants are very resilient and will rebound quickly when cared for correctly.
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Plant Addicts Warranty - 1 Year (Extra Purchase Required)
We encourage all plant lovers to purchase the Plant Addicts Warranty whether you’re new or an expert. There are many variables outside our control and yours that can cause the demise of your plant(s). Examples would be hungry animals, drought, poor soil conditions, over watering, disease, insects & many other factors. The Plant Addicts Warranty is a 1 year warranty protecting you from all the unknowns and will replace your plant if it moves on to the plant afterlife.
The warranty is purchased on a per plant basis and must be purchased at the same time as the plant purchase. We will cover 100% of the price of the plant but the warranty does not cover shipping cost. Simply let us know if your plant has died within one year of receiving it and we’ll get you a new one shipped out. We may ask for photos for documentation purposes but again we’ll try to make it as easy as possible.
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Standard Colors: 2-3 business days
Special Order Colors: 8 weeks - this is due to the planter being custom made with the color(s) of your choice
Please Note: On special orders there can not be any cancellations
Time of Order:
- If there is extreme heat we’ll delay shipping.
- We’ll have to review what areas the plants are traveling through along with your location
Once your plant is shipped you’ll receive an email with tracking information. Depending on the above criteria we’ll ship your plant(s) towards beginning of the following week from your order. We put together this helpful guide of what to do when you receive your plants in the mail.
It is important to know that all of our plants are clearly labeled for which growing zones the plant can survive in. The plants are thoroughly trialed and tested in every growing zone before we state the plant can grow in a zone. Again, our #1 priority is to ship the plants to you healthy and ready to thrive in your location. So we will do everything in our power to do so.